Stay Healthy Blog

Stay Healthy with Mercyhealth, offers everyday tips, practical strategies and perspectives for your health and wellness, as well as timely discussion from a variety of doctors, specialists and experts. Our blogs covers a variety of topics intended to help our patients make healthy decisions in their everyday life while also informing members of the Mercyhealth community of changes occurring throughout our organization.

We cover topics ranging from different areas of the news, to healthy recipes that you can use at home. At Mercyhealth we believe that a lifestyle does not end when you leave the doctor’s office, and that’s why we work to make sure you have the knowledge to live the healthiest life possible.

RRSTAR: Mercyhealth Offering Virtual Doctor Visits

ROCKFORD — Mercyhealth recently announced the launch of Mercyhealth Virtual Visit Now, a new way for patients to receive virtual urgent care. The program lets patients connect with board-certified primary care providers for secure, live, on-demand video visits, using a computer, ...

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Chronicle: New Era for Healthcare in Rockford as Javon Bea Hospital Opens

The new year ushered in a new era of healthcare for the Rockford area with the debut of a $505 million 563,000 square foot state-of-the-art medical facility.  The opening of Mercyhealth’s Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic-Riverside on Jan. 5 concludes the largest construction project in Rockford’s history ...

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WTVO: New Mercyhealth Hospital Welcomes First Baby

ROCKFORD, Ill. - Mercyhealth's new Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic-Riverside announced the arrival of the first baby born at the new facility. A baby girl, Adeline, was born shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday to parents Janet and Randy. The new hospital, ...

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